Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:32:17 +0300 From: Jerome Athias <athiasjerome@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Dealing with CVEs that apply to unspecified package versions Note for later (for going further into automation) for potential candidate for schema reuse https://github.com/sarif-standard On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 12:29 PM, Jerome Athias <athiasjerome@...il.com> wrote: > Yes the CVE form could help. (from my experience, first versions of a CVE > sometimes do not include the exact CPE versions, the CPE are (or should be > used as) at that time a pattern (e.g. "starts with") (still helpful) and > are then sometimes (and we should understand/recognize the time/effort > needed) revised/detailed over time > OVAL could help to circumvent that issue (e.g. patterns/regex, hashes, > etc.) > > imho, the root cause (or main issue) is: > CVRF (or OASIS CSAF/CVRF) or CVE schema are lacking in their > models/schemas/trees what is needed to automatically handle software > components/dependencies > e.g. of what would be needed: http://schemas.dmtf. > org/wbem/cim-html/2.46.0+/CIM_SoftwareElement.html > > > > > On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 11:47 PM, Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> > wrote: > >> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 2:05 PM, Leo Famulari <leo@...ulari.name> wrote: >> >> > On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 12:27:47PM -0700, Seth Arnold wrote: >> > > I suspect the solution is for people who rely upon these scanning >> tools >> > to >> > > do the leg work themselves on the packages they care about. (i.e., the >> > > packages that annoy them the most.) >> > >> > I think those of us who find these tools useful should work to improve >> > the CVE database by adding the "fixed-in-version" information as it >> > becomes available. >> > >> >> This is a major goal of >> >> 1) using the JSON format with richer data [a] >> 2) allowing other people (e.g. CVE Mentors) to edit the data >> >> [a] >> https://github.com/CVEProject/automation-working-group/blob/ >> master/cve_json_schema/DRAFT-JSON-file-format-v4.md >> >> >> >> -- >> >> Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud >> PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 >> Red Hat Product Security contact: secalert@...hat.com >> > >
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